Mouse Hunt Synopsis
Brothers (Nathan Lane, Lee Evans) inherit a mansion occupied by a rodent.
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Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
The biggest factor working against Mouse Hunt may be its chilliness. Like some of the Coen brothers' work, it's so stylized that it often...
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USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Wacked-out and warped. [19 December 1997, p. 3D]
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The charms of Evans (from 1995's oddball Funny Bones) and Lane (who's at his best playing to the balcony) are lost in all the detailed...
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Unnecessary profanity for PG, a little slow for grown-ups, but good for laughs and promoting sibling peace.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
If you're a five-year-old, or the mental equivalent thereof, and love Saturday morning cartoons, the more violent the better, then Mouse...
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By Walter Addiego
Lane, with his extensive stage experience, is acerbic, profoundly cynical and endlessly disgruntled. As the foil, Evans strike the right...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Aa bit too familiar an American tail. [19 December 1997, p. 82]
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Not very funny, and maybe couldn't have been very funny no matter what, because the pieces for comedy are not in place.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
MouseHunt is "'Home Alone" with a rodent in the place of Macaulay Culkin.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
Mouse Hunt is inane, antic cinema in the extreme. But even if half the gags don't quite work, the other half are inspired.
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Rated PG | For adult humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 6+ A vivacious, clever slapstick comedy.
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